Ilex cornuta 'Needlepoint'Item #0749 USDA Hardiness Zone: 7 - 9
Year-round interest shrub. Valued for its delicate, narrow, twisted leaves and heavy crop of bright red fruit that lasts through winter. Performs well as a lush screen, border, accent or foundation plant. Heat and drought tolerant. Evergreen.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly- weekly or more often in extreme heat. Requires less frequent watering, once established.Average Landscape Size:Dense, rounded shrub or small tree to 10 ft. tall and 12 ft. wide.
- DetailPlant type:ShrubDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenGrowth habit:RoundGrowth rate:ModerateAverage landscape size:Dense, rounded shrub or small tree to 10 ft. tall and 12 ft. wide.Foliage color:GreenBlooms:SpringFlower color:WhiteGarden styleCottage
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Water regularly- weekly or more often in extreme heat. Requires less frequent watering, once established.